The Department of Social Protection has confirmed that families will receive letters this week informing them of their entitlement under the Back to School Clothing and Footwear Allowance.
The letter will also outline when it's expected payments will be issued.
The 2016 scheme is now open, and will remain so until the 30th September. Parents are being urged to submit their applications as quickly as possible.
Donegal County Councillor Liam Doherty is welcoming the opening of the scheme ; he says it will make a huge difference for families in Donegal...........
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